19 days in Hesse Itinerary

19 days in Hesse Itinerary

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Kassel
— 4 nights
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Fulda
— 4 nights
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Marburg
— 3 nights
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Frankfurt
— 7 nights

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4
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Kassel

Kassel ©
Despite suffering total devastation from bombing raids and house-to-house combat during the Second World War, Kassel today has been revitalized as a city of high education, high culture, and the arts.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Schloss Wilhelmshohe and Orangerie. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wasserkuenste and Museum fuer Sepulkralkultur. Change things up with these side-trips from Kassel: Tierpark Sababurg (in Hofgeismar), Rapunzelturm (in Trendelburg) and Fritzlar (in Fritzlar). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Wandelhalle, take in the dramatic scenery at Steinhofer Wasserfall, walk around Staatspark Karlsaue, and contemplate the waterfront views at Edersee.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kassel trip itinerary planning website.

Berlin to Kassel is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daily temperatures in Kassel can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Fulda.

Things to do in Kassel

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Tierpark Sababurg, Rapunzelturm, Fritzlar, Edersee, WildtierPark Edersee
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Schloss Wilhelmshohe ©
Schloss Wilhelmshohe
Wandelhalle ©
Wandelhalle
Orangerie ©
Orangerie

4
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Fulda

Fulda ©
Fulda is a city in Hesse, Germany; it is located on the river Fulda and is the administrative seat of the Fulda district . Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fulda Cathedral and Michaelskirche. Schlossgarten Fulda and Stadtschloss City Palace Fulda will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Wasserkuppe (in Gersfeld), Stiftsruine (in Bad Hersfeld) and Heimatmuseum mit Wasserburg (in Friedewald). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kloster Frauenberg, examine the collection at Konrad Zuse Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Stadtpfarrkirche, and make a trip to Dommuseum Fulda.

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You can take a train from Kassel to Fulda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Fulda sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Marburg.

Things to do in Fulda

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Modelleisenbahn Fulda-Kunzell, Konrad Zuse Museum, Wasserkuppe, Stiftsruine, Heimatmuseum mit Wasserburg
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Stadtschloss City Palace Fulda ©
Stadtschloss City Palace Fulda
Fulda Cathedral ©
Fulda Cathedral
Schlossgarten Fulda ©
Schlossgarten Fulda

3
nights
Marburg

Marburg ©
Marburg is a university town in the German federal state (Bundesland) of Hesse, capital of the Marburg-Biedenkopf district (Landkreis). Marburger Landgrafenschloss Museum and Mathematikum will appeal to museum buffs. Visit St. Elizabeth Kirche and Weilburg Castle for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Marburg: Wetzlar (Historische Altstadt Wetzlar, Wetzlar Cathedral, &more), Munzenberg Castle (in Muenzenberg) and Schloss Braunfels (in Braunfels). Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus Marburg, make a trip to Elefantenklo, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michaelskapelle.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Marburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fulda to Marburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Fulda in July, expect nights in Marburg to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Marburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wetzlar, Giessen, Weilburg Castle, Munzenberg Castle, Schloss Braunfels
Highlights from your plan
St. Elizabeth Kirche ©
St. Elizabeth Kirche
Mathematikum ©
Mathematikum
Schloss Braunfels ©
Schloss Braunfels

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Frankfurt

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Stadel Museum and Eberbach Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche) and Romerkastell Saalburg und archaologischer Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Ruedesheim am Rhein (Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegard & Boosenburg), Darmstadt (Alter Friedhof, Mathildenhoehe, &more) and Wiesbaden (Saint Elizabeth's Church, Neroberg, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Klassikstadt, make a trip to Fountain of Justice, step into the grandiose world of Ruine Königstein, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt trip planner.

Getting from Marburg to Frankfurt by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Marburg in July: highs in Frankfurt hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Bad Homburg, Darmstadt, Wiesbaden, Ruedesheim am Rhein, Eberbach Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Eberbach Abbey ©
Eberbach Abbey
Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark ©
Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark
Mathildenhoehe ©
Mathildenhoehe

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